Mr. Thomas Esparza Jr

Mr. Thomas Esparza Jr

Board Certified Specialist - Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Texas
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Thomas Esparza, Jr. Attorney – Board Certified Specialist Immigration & Nationality Law

• Born in South Texas to the late Dr. Thomas Esparza, Sr. and Esther LaMadrid Esparza. They always will be my teachers and mentors. Without their guidance growing up, I would never have accomplished anything. They taught me that to read, to be a leader to learn & do anything.

• Graduated Texas A&M (1974 Gig’em) and the University of Texas Law School (1977 Hook’em). I'm a former high school teacher who went to law school to I try to save the world. Failing at that, I went to work for myself run Austin. My UT loan officer convinced that South Austin needed more lawyers. Anna & Moses Saldana, Emma Barrientos, Juan, Mr G, Manuel
• I've been Travis County Justice of the Peace president of the Capital Area Mexican-American Lawyers, Chairman of the Becker Community Advisory Council. 1986 Austin Community Education Volunteer of the Year.
• I am a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and National Lawyer’s Guild Immigration Law Project. Past Chair of the AILA Texas, past Chair of the Austin Commission on Immigrant Affairs.
• I've lectured & published for U.T, the TEXAS Bar & Travis County Bar, AILA, English & Spanish newspapers & the web at, FACEBOOK AVVO
• I own publishing bilingual materials to schools & adults with co author & mom, Esther LaMadrid Esparza.
• I'm happily married to Geralyn Sue, father of just graduated from St. Eds twins & a proud grandpa from my son and his wife.
• I honor of Laurier McDonald, Attorney of Edinburg, Texas, a pioneer in immigration law in Texas. Also, Bob Shivers,, Harry Gee, Charles Foster, & Harry Joe were all mentors for me. However, I would've been lost without best man & friend Adan Vega of Houston

• Faith, Family, Friends my clients & baseball have given me everything. Thank you. t

Practice Area
Immigration Law
Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Additional Practice Areas
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Citizenship Law
  • Consular Processings
  • NAFTA Non Immigrant visas
  • Professional Workers
  • Public Speaking to the Hispanic Community
  • Removal Proceedings
  • U Non Imm Visas for certain victims of crimes
  • Violence Against Women Act Cases
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Debit, cash and checks
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $100 consultation which can be applied to the case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Staff Attorney
McLlenan County Legal Aid, Waco, Texas
I did a variety of family law and social security administrative hearings.
University Of Texas
Bachelor of Laws
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Texas A&M University - College Station
B.S. | Education, minor history
Honors: I am honored to have been supported in part by my parents while I worked my way through A&M.
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Professional Associations
State Bar Of Texas-State Bar College of Lawyers
- Current
Activities: Additional 30 Hours of continuing Legal Education and teaching credits above and beyond the 15 hours that State Bar Members must take
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Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Board Certified Specialist - Immigration & Nationality Law since 1985
- Current
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Texas State Bar  # 06666500
- Current
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Board Certified Specialist-Immigration & Nationality Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
LaMadrid Building
1811 S 1st St
Austin, TX 78704
Telephone: (512) 441-0062
Fax: (512) 441-0725
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